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UTHSC, Christian Brothers University to Host GoBabyGo! Rodeo September 14

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Physical therapy and occupational therapy students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, along with engineering students from Christian Brothers University, will host the third-annual GoBabyGo! Rodeo at UTHSC September 14. The event will unveil electric, ride-in toy cars adapted by students and faculty from both institutions. Modified toy vehicles will be provided at… Read More


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UTHSC Occupational Therapy Students Host Innovation Showcase

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First-year occupational therapy students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center displayed their own creative takes on therapeutic materials and adaptive equipment during the OT Innovation Showcase today. Students used basic household materials to create products that can be used as therapeutic materials or adaptive equipment for individuals with disabilities. Held in the Madison… Read More


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Hassan Aziz Receives Distinguished Author Award from the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science

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Hassan Aziz, PhD, FACSs, MLS(ASCP)cm, associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs and interim chair of the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently received the Distinguished Author Award, Education Section, from the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science. The… Read More


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OT Chair Anne Zachry Completes Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program at Harvard Medical School

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Early in her career as an occupational therapist, Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, was involved in treating a 3-year-old patient who sustained a traumatic brain injury that resulted in the child having upper extremity weakness and persistent tremors, making even the most basic daily tasks difficult. Dr. Zachry, now chair of the Occupational Therapy Department in… Read More


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UTHSC Occupational Therapy Students Host Art Show to Benefit Pro Bono OT Clinic

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Rachel Alderton, a second-year occupational therapy student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, decided to volunteer to plan this year’s Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center Art Show and Auction after an interaction with a child who had a painting at last year’s event. “Last year, I went to the art show for the… Read More


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Embracing Change, Fueling Growth

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Check out the Spring issue of the UTHSC College of Health Professions Magazine. This issue focuses on the colleges goal of gaining Top 20 national ranking for each of its programs; introduces you to the new senior associate dean for Research and Graduate Studies and the new associate dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs;… Read More


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MLS Student Dedicated to Improving Quality of Life for All Citizens

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The Cooper-Young neighborhood in Memphis has historic landmark status, thanks to the work of its Landmarks Committee, which is chaired by Robert Hatfield, a Medical Laboratory Science student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Hatfield settled into the neighborhood while working in the information technology field. He said he feels “really plugged in”… Read More


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UTHSC To Award 852 Degrees During Spring Commencement Exercises

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will award degrees to 852 new health care professionals during its spring commencement ceremonies scheduled from May 7 through May 31. Each of the six colleges at UTHSC will hold a ceremony. The graduates include 119 from the College of Dentistry, 21 from the College of Graduate… Read More